Top Ten Best Sega & Nintendo Characters


The Top Ten

1 Link (The Legend of Zelda) Link (The Legend of Zelda) Link refers to several different incarnations of the same protagonist of Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series.

This list is to like! Not to hate!

Only my characters are good. Sega is not good. Nintendo is the best game company. So many good games with good characters. Please do not compare them with Sega. - ShigeruMiyamoto

He is awesome what are you talking about!


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2 Shadow The Hedgehog (Sonic Series) Shadow The Hedgehog (Sonic Series) Shadow the Hedgehog is a character who appears in the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega. He is an artificially created black and red hedgehog whose hover shoes propel him at extreme speeds that rival those of Sonic.

My favorite character out of all of the Sonic characters. He just has that cool vibe and it intrigues me.

I'm so glad shadow got his own game for the GameCube. He deserved one

Shadow is not an emo. So shut up noob.


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3 Sonic The Hedgehog (Sonic Series) Sonic The Hedgehog (Sonic Series) Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.

Sonic is hated because he is not Classic Sonic anymore. But I love the 3D sonic games more than the classic sonic games anyway. Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyrics is my personal favorite and so as Sonic Generations. Yeah I said it. Modern sonic is better than classic sonic - Chaotixhero

Modern Sonic is annoying! Classic Sonic is great! Boom Sonic is hilarious, and Amy Rose can drum better than Tails.

Are you crapping me! Sonic is way better than Shadow, in several ways! Sonic is loyal, heart felt, determined, more intelligent, and is a classy, bad ass character. That's why I vote for him (but I still love you shadow, sonic just sticks with me.)

Classic Sonic and Modern Sonic have some major differences but I love them both. 2nd most favorite Sonic character ever.


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4 Mario (Super Mario Bros. series) Mario (Super Mario Bros. series) Mario is the main character in the Mario Bros. Franchise, who was created by the creative director and video game designer at Nintendo of Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto. Mario has appeared in almost every Mario Game, including spinoff series, as a playable character, with few exceptions including New Super more.

His games are great, but he leaves a lot to be desired as a *character*. He has an annoying voice, a bland design and zero personality. Oh, and his motivation for going on most of his adventures ("let's rescue the stupid princess yet again! ") is lame.

He saved the video game industry, he should be higher. - nintendofan126

He's beaten more bosses than any other video game character I think! At least I think so! - HeavyDonkeyKong

Number 1 for me. Without Mario, there would be no Sonic...Or no Link.

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5 Ristar (Ristar)

Underrrated character

6 Nights (Nights)

NiGHTS is the only reason why the saturn was good

The Nights series needs more good games

7 Lucario (Pokémon) Lucario (Pokémon) Lucario is a Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise. Created by Ken Sugimori, Lucario first appeared as a central character in the film Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, and later appeared in the video games Pokémon Diamond and Pearl and subsequent sequels, also appearing more.

He was my favorite Pokemon since diamond and pearl!

I hate any sega character's design, I liked lucario, he not had bad design! - mewtwo1

Really, dark types?

I love him on Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

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8 Luigi (Super Mario Bros, series)

Guys don't hate on mario they good brothers and I believe Luigi and mario should be on the same level mario for being the main character and saving games and Luigi because he can relate to normal human beings

Luigi has more heart than Mario!

Luigi could beat his own brother! He is the best!

He Is The Best At Catching Ghost

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9 Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong) Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong) Donkey Kong is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981. It is an early example of the platform game genre, as the gameplay focuses on maneuvering the main character across a series of platforms while dodging and jumping over obstacles.

Yaaay my fave video game character

10 Rosalina (Mario series) Rosalina (Mario series) Rosalina, known as Rosetta in Japan, is a major character in the Mario Bros . Franchise . She first appeared in the popular Mario Game, Super Mario Galaxy in 2007 for the Nintendo Wii and later returned for the game's sequel in 2010 . Since then, she has been featured in many main-series Mario Games more.

Hands down. Rosalina is the greatest Nintendo character ever!

Rosalina should be top 1. Link & Shadow are overrated!

Rosalina is the best Nintendo character since Super Mario 3D World.

Guy at the bottom said rosalina should be top 1 link and shadow are overrated rosalina is overrated shadow has guns he would beat every crap out of rosalinas butt so would link rosalna shuld be last she sucks

The Contenders

11 Earthworm Jim (Earthworm Jim)

I download a game from the App Store, but it was not as good as before

Earth worm Jim is clearly the best

It's by Rockstar

12 Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic 3 & Knuckles) Knuckles the Echidna (Sonic 3 & Knuckles) Knuckles the Echidna is a fictional character in Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series. He is a red anthropomorphic echidna who is determined and serious, but sometimes gullible. He has the ability to glide and climb up walls, and is a powerful fighter due to his spiked hands.

My 3rd most favorite Sonic character. His hands say enough about him...

13 Samus Aran (Metroid) Samus Aran (Metroid) Samus Aran is the protagonist of the Metroid science fiction action-adventure game series by Nintendo.

Nintendo screw her up in Other M. Well at least she is alright in Super Smash Bros. - Chaotixhero

14 Mighty The Armadillo (Knuckles Chaotix) Mighty The Armadillo (Knuckles Chaotix)
15 Billy Hatcher (Billy Hatcher & the Giant Egg)

Billy's adorable and should be placed higher.

16 Captain Falcon (F-Zero) Captain Falcon (F-Zero) Douglas Jay Falcon, known commonly as Captain Falcon, is a playable character in the racing video game series F-Zero.

Falcon Punch! Amazing character on Super Smash Bros.

17 Kirby (Kirby Series) Kirby (Kirby Series) Kirby is a fictional character and the protagonist of the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory. His first game was created in 1992, and the pink puffball has made his way into the hearts of fans of all ages.

Kirby is so cute! I love his cute little face and the way he just says "Poyo! "

Puyo to Kirby! Kirby is awesome

18 Alphys (Undertale) Alphys (Undertale) Alphys is an adorably dorky, lab-coat-wearing, bespectacled, yellow-skinned lizard scientist who resides in her lab in Hotland in the critically acclaimed cult classic RPG known as Undertale, wherein she partakes in the daily act of watching insane amounts of anime and having a vast majority of the more.


19 Meta Knight (Kirby of the Stars) Meta Knight (Kirby of the Stars) Meta Knight is a fictional character from the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory. He is one of Kirby's rivals, but occasionally teams up with the pink puffball to defeat a common enemy. Meta Knight is known for his powerful slashing attacks and flight in the Super Smash more.

I'm mighty, not cute.

20 Dimentio (Super Paper Mario) Dimentio (Super Paper Mario)
21 Classic Sonic (Sonic the Hedgehog)

I knew someone will add classic sonic. It was so obvious - Chaotixhero

Classic is still good

I prefer Modern...
Some random classic lover: NO
Me: meh we live in America
Me: check your spelling kid...

22 Pikachu Pikachu Pikachu are a species of Pokémon, fictional creatures that appear in an assortment of video games, animated television shows and movies, trading card games, and comic books licensed by The Pokémon Company, a Japanese corporation.

Why is my darling, charming adorable Pikachu not on top? Pikachu should be a least in the top 5. He is after all the mascot of one of the highest grossing franchises of time (beaten only by Mario and Super Mario) this darling mouse should be higher! Not to say he was a legend in Super Smash bros, his combo is UNBEATABLE

23 Dr. Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik (Sonic The Hedgehog)
24 Conker (Conker's Bad Fur Day) Conker (Conker's Bad Fur Day) Conker the Squirrel is an anthropomorphic squirrel starring in various video games. The character was created by Rare.
25 Rodent (Conker's Bad Fur Day)
26 Ike (Fire Emblem) Ike (Fire Emblem) Ike is the main character in the video game Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance for the Nintendo GameCube and one of the main characters of Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn for the Wii.
27 Henry Hatsworth (Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure)
28 Toad (Mario Games) Toad (Mario Games) Toad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a major character in the Mario Bros. Franchise. He assists Princess Peach in the Mushroom Kingdom and will do whatever it takes to help her. He first appeared in the classic game, USA exclusive Super Mario Bros. 2 for the NES. Since then he has been a reoccurring more.
29 Princess Daisy (Mario series) Princess Daisy (Mario series) Princess Daisy is a fictional character in the Mario series of video games, in which she is the princess of the fictional region of Sarasaland. more.
30 GonGon (Super Monkey Ball)
31 AiAi (Super Monkey Ball)
32 King K. Rool (Donkey Kong) King K. Rool (Donkey Kong)
33 Nana (Ice Climber)
34 Baby Mario (Mario) Baby Mario (Mario)
35 King Dedede (Kirby) King Dedede (Kirby) King Dedede is a fictional character and the primary antagonist of the Kirby series of video games owned by Nintendo and HAL Laboratory.

King DeDeDe should be top 1! Seriously, I think he's underrated.

36 Popo (Ice Climber)
37 Jam (Super Monkey Ball: Step & Roll)
38 Dr. Bad Boon (Super Monkey Ball 2)
39 Duck Hunt Dog (Duck Hunt) Duck Hunt Dog (Duck Hunt)
40 Petey Piranha (Mario series) Petey Piranha (Mario series)
41 Falco (Starfox) Falco (Starfox) Falco Lombardi is an anthropomorphic bird character from the Star Fox series of video games. He was created by Shigeru Miyamoto and designed by Takaya Imamura. Falco acts as the wingman and friend of title character Fox McCloud for the majority of the series.
42 The Masked Man (Mother 3)

Yay I love Mother 3!

43 Lucas (Mother 3)
44 Flint (Mother 3)

Looks like Chuck Norris. - shawnmccaul22

45 Ness (Earthbound) Ness (Earthbound)
46 Frisk (Undertale) Frisk (Undertale)
47 Sans (Undertale) Sans (Undertale) Sans or Sans the Skeleton is a character in the 2015 RPG Undertale created by Toby Fox. He is a lazy, pun-loving skeleton who is a supporting protagonist in the "pacifist" and "neutral" routes of Undertale, and a heroic antagonist/final boss of the "genocide" route. He is known for his incredibly difficult more.
48 Papyrus (Undertale) Papyrus (Undertale) Papyrus is a character from the 2015 game Undertale, made by Toby Fox . He is the Younger brother of Sans the skeleton, royal guard in training, and a sentry in the town of Snowdin . Opposite to his brother, papyrus is active, loud, and full of himself; but in an endearing way. Papyrus means to become more.
49 Mettaton (Undertale) Mettaton (Undertale) Mettaton is a character in the popular 2015 RPG game, Undertale. He is a robot with a soul built by Dr. Alphys, and is the sole television star of the underground. Mettaton is a popular character in the fanbase. His notable features include his legs, and his catchphrase "OH YESSSS!"
50 Silver The Hedgehog (Sonic Franchise) Silver The Hedgehog (Sonic Franchise)
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1. Mario (Super Mario Bros. series)
2. Luigi (Super Mario Bros, series)
3. Link (The Legend of Zelda)
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2. Sonic The Hedgehog (Sonic Series)
3. Link (The Legend of Zelda)
1. Shadow The Hedgehog (Sonic Series)
2. Link (The Legend of Zelda)
3. Sonic The Hedgehog (Sonic Series)


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